Pamplemousses Tourism, Mauritius

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On a visit to the mesmerizing country of Mauritius, you'd come across quite a few petite cities that add to the fun of a day trip or a short trip for that instance. Pamplemousses is one among them. A tiny little town with a handful of attractions is what the tiny city offers however, it still wouldn't disappoint you with the little it has. Pamplemousses was names after the Grapefruit.

The city is home to plenty of restaurants and is renowned for serving delectable fresh sea food. The city is also recognized across the globe for the famous Pamplemousses Gardens home to a wide range of vegetables, fruits, flowers, ponds and more. This attraction in the city is also one of the most visited spots in Mauritius. Activities like fishing are also carried out in the city.

On a visit to Mauritius do make a day trip to Pamplemousses and explore the city in your own sweet way.

Pamplemousses Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Pamplemousses tips for your visit

Essential Information

  • Carry a rain gear as it rains throughout the year in the village.
  • UK visitors can drive using UK driving license.
  • It is safer to not use accommodations that is not registered with the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Time Zone- UTC+04:00
  • Currency- Mauritian rupee
  • Electricity and Internet- Voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Wi-Fi is available.
  • Languages: Mauritius has no official language. However, the locales speak English, French, Mauritian Creole, and French-based Creole. The ethnic languages of the city include; Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil or Mandarin.


  • Petty crime is common in the village. Take care of your valuables.
  • Ensure your operator has a valid permit to organize activities like swimming with the dolphins.

Off-beaten Path

  • Explore the destination through tours.
  • Tipping
  • Tourist Traps
  • Customs
  • Drugs, arms, ammunition, lived or stuffed animals and other illegal stuff is prohibited in the country.

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Facts and Stats for Pamplemousses*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pamplemousses

    Know the pollution level of Pamplemousses before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.91 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 61.36 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.64 (High)
  • Pamplemousses: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pamplemousses for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pamplemousses.

    • Burglary and Theft 64.58 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 64.58 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60.42 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.58 (High)
    • Attacks 64.58 (High)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Pamplemousses - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pamplemousses is 116.58 (High)

    • Safety Index 42.2 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.86 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 58.92 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.75 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 41.94 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pamplemousses

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pamplemousses

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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